Past events

  1. Aug 20 2019

    Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter

    Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019

  2. Aug 17 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Bridgeview Public Library, 7840 W. 79th St., Bridgeview, IL 60455

  3. Aug 16 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 16, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    St Charles Public Library, 1 S. 6th Street, St. Charles, IL 60174

  4. Jul 26 2019

    Library Appreciation Night at Guaranteed Rate Field

    Friday, Jul 26, 2019 7:10pm

  5. Jul 24 2019

    2019 Orientation Session

    Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 9:30am–4:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday St., East Peoria, IL 61611

  6. Jul 24 2019

    2019 ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Committees, and Forum Leadership

    Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 9:30am–4:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday St., East Peoria, IL 61611

  7. Jul 23 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 1:00pm–5:00pm

    Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria, 101 Holiday Street, East Peoria, IL 61611

  8. Jul 12 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jul 12, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  9. Jul 12 2019

    LIRA Membership Meeting

    Friday, Jul 12, 2019 9:30am–11:30am

    Arthur J. Gallagher, 2850 Golf Rd., Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

  10. Jul 4 2019

    Independence Day - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday, Jul 4, 2019

  11. Jun 20 2019

    Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter

    Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

  12. Jun 20 2019

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 20–25, 2019

    Washington, DC

  13. Jun 14 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jun 14, 2019 10:00am

    Zoom Meeting

  14. Jun 13 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  15. Jun 12 2019

    ACRL webinar viewing at UIS

    Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 1:00pm–4:00pm

    University of Illinois Springfield, One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703

  16. Jun 7 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Jun 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  17. Jun 3 2019

    2019 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 3–7, 2019 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  18. Jun 3 2019

    Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 3–7, 2019 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  19. Jun 3 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 3, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  20. Jun 3 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jun 3, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  21. May 30 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, May 30, 2019

  22. May 29 2019

    2019 ILA New Board Member Orientation

    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 10:00am–2:00pm

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, Illinois 60654

  23. May 27 2019

    Memorial Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, May 27, 2019

  24. May 23 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings NEW DATE

    Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  25. May 18 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Fox River Valley Public Library District, 555 Barrington Rd., East Dundee, IL 60118

  26. May 17 2019

    Reaching Forward South

    Friday, May 17, 2019

    SIU Student Center, 210 Physical Plant Dr., Carbondale, IL 62901

  27. May 10 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, May 10, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Geneva Public Library, 127 James St, Geneva, IL 60134

  28. May 6 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 6, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  29. May 6 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, May 6, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  30. May 3 2019

    2019 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 3, 2019 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  31. May 3 2019

    Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 3, 2019

    Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL

  32. Apr 29 2019

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Monday, Apr 29, 2019 9:30am–12:00pm

    Methodist College, 7600 North Academic Drive, Peoria, IL 61615

  33. Apr 27 2019

    2019 Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, 300 N. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  34. Apr 27 2019

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1796

  35. Apr 25 2019

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 9:30am–12:00pm

    Waubonsee Community College, 4S783 IL-47, Sugar Grove, IL 60554

  36. Apr 20 2019

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Apr 20, 2019

  37. Apr 19 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 19, 2019 10:00am

  38. Apr 18 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ (tentative; likely to change); videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  39. Apr 12 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Apr 12, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  40. Apr 11 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Wheaton Public Library, 225 N Cross St., Wheaton, IL 60187

  41. Apr 10 2019

    ACRL 2019 Conference

    Wednesday–Saturday, Apr 10–13, 2019

    Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, OH

  42. Apr 5 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Apr 5, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  43. Apr 5 2019

    2019 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 5, 2019 9:30am–3:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193

  44. Apr 4 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

  45. Apr 1 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  46. Apr 1 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  47. Apr 1 2019

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 1, 2019 10:00am–3:30pm

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  48. Mar 29 2019

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Mar 29, 2019 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  49. Mar 21 2019

    2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Thursday–Friday, Mar 21–22, 2019 8:00am

    Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 201 Broadway Avenue, Normal, IL 61761

  50. Mar 21 2019

    Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Thursday–Friday, Mar 21–22, 2019

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 201 Broadway, Normal, IL 61761

  51. Mar 16 2019

    2019 Trustee Forum Workshop - Oak Brook

    Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  52. Mar 9 2019

    2019 Trustee Forum Workshop - Springfield

    Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 8:00am–4:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701

  53. Mar 4 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 4, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  54. Mar 4 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Mar 4, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  55. Mar 1 2019

    West Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Mar 1, 2019 11:30am–2:00pm

    Oak Brook Marriott, 1401 West 22nd St, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  56. Feb 22 2019

    Intellectual Freedom Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 22, 2019 10:00am

  57. Feb 20 2019

    Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter

    Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

  58. Feb 18 2019

    Presidents' Day Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 18, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Arboretum Club, 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

  59. Feb 18 2019

    Presidents' Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Feb 18, 2019

  60. Feb 14 2019

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N Dunton Ave., Arlington Heights, IL 60004

  61. Feb 8 2019

    Southern Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Effingham Public Library, 200 N 3rd St, Effingham, IL 62401

  62. Feb 8 2019

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  63. Feb 8 2019

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  64. Feb 8 2019

    ILA Resources and Technical Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Drive, Woodridge, IL 60517

  65. Feb 8 2019

    Metro East Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 8, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Sunset Hills Country Club, 2525 S State Rte 157, Edwardsville, IL 62025

  66. Feb 6 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, Feb 6, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  67. Feb 4 2019

    Western Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 4, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Galesburg Public Library, 40 E Simmons St, Galesburg, IL 61401

  68. Feb 4 2019

    Central Illinois Legislative Meet-up

    Monday, Feb 4, 2019 8:30am–10:00am

    Bloomington-Normal Marriott Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  69. Feb 1 2019

    Chicago Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Winter Garden, Harold Washington Public Library, 400 S State St,, Chicago, IL 60605

  70. Feb 1 2019

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 11:00am–3:00pm

    Geneva Public Library, 127 James St, Geneva, IL 60134

  71. Feb 1 2019

    South Suburban Legislative Meet-up

    Friday, Feb 1, 2019 8:00am–10:00am

    Tinley Park Public Library, 7851 Timber Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  72. Feb 1 2019

    2019 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Feb 1–Mar 1, 2019 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  73. Jan 31 2019

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 31, 2019 10:00am–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  74. Jan 25 2019

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Jan 25–29, 2019

    Seattle, WA

  75. Jan 24 2019

    IACRL Journal Discussion Group

    Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 3:00pm–4:00pm

  76. Jan 21 2019

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Jan 21, 2019

  77. Jan 19 2019

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, Maywood, IL 60153

  78. Jan 18 2019

    ILA Executive Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jan 18, 2019 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library District, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  79. Jan 17 2019

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

  80. Jan 7 2019

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 7, 2019 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  81. Jan 7 2019

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 7, 2019 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation via PolyCom at ILA, ISL, IHLS Carbondale, IHLS Edwardsville, and IHLS Champaign, 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527

  82. Jan 1 2019

    New Year's Day - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019

  83. Dec 31 2018

    New Year's Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Dec 31, 2018

  84. Dec 25 2018

    Christmas - ILA Office Closed

    Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018

  85. Dec 24 2018

    Christmas Eve - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Dec 24, 2018

  86. Dec 20 2018

    Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter

    Thursday, Dec 20, 2018

  87. Dec 7 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Dec 7, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  88. Dec 5 2018

    ILA Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

    ILA Headquarters, 33 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60654

  89. Dec 3 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 3, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  90. Dec 3 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 3, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  91. Nov 30 2018

    ILA Marketing Forum Board Meeting

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 12:00pm–1:00pm

    Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016

  92. Nov 30 2018

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Ave, Des Plaines, IL 60016

  93. Nov 30 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Friday, Nov 30, 2018 8:30am–10:00am

    Illinois Heartland Library System, 1704 W. Interstate Drive, Champaign, IL 61822

  94. Nov 29 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 10:00am–11:30am

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Edwardsville, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  95. Nov 29 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System in person; videoconference and conference calling via Zoom, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  96. Nov 28 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 3:00pm–4:30pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Edwardsville, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  97. Nov 28 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 9:00am–10:30am

    Illinois Heartland Library System - Carbondale, 1840 Innovation Dr., Carbondale, IL 62903

  98. Nov 26 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group (Online Session for ALA Ethnic Affiliate Members)

    Monday, Nov 26, 2018 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Online Session

  99. Nov 22 2018

    Thanksgiving - ILA Office Closed

    Thursday–Friday, Nov 22–23, 2018

  100. Nov 19 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group (Online Session)

    Monday, Nov 19, 2018 12:00pm–1:30pm

    Online Session

  101. Nov 16 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Nov 16, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  102. Nov 15 2018

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Nov 15, 2018

  103. Nov 14 2018

    Strategic Planning Focus Group

    Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 3:00pm–4:30pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Libraries System (RAILS), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  104. Nov 12 2018

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Monday, Nov 12, 2018 9:30am–12:00pm

    Prairie State College Library, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, IL 60411

  105. Nov 10 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Hwy., Homewood, IL 60430

  106. Nov 9 2018

    Illinois Youth Services Institute Planning Committee Meeting

    Friday, Nov 9, 2018 10:00am–2:00pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  107. Nov 8 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Berwyn Public Library, 2701 Harlem Ave., Berwyn, IL 60402

  108. Nov 6 2018

    RAILS/IACRL Networking Event

    Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 9:30am–12:00pm

    Northwestern University Library, 1970 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208

  109. Nov 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  110. Nov 5 2018

    2019 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 10:00am–2:30pm

    Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing St., Morton, IL 61550

  111. Nov 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  112. Nov 2 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Nov 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  113. Oct 20 2018

    Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter

    Saturday, Oct 20, 2018

  114. Oct 19 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Oct 19, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  115. Oct 11 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 9:00am–11:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  116. Oct 11 2018

    Trustee Day at ILA Annual Conference

    Thursday, Oct 11, 2018 8:00am–4:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  117. Oct 10 2018

    Best Practices Committee Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 1:30pm–3:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  118. Oct 10 2018

    IACRL Luncheon at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 12:15pm–1:30pm

    Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, 501 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602

  119. Oct 10 2018

    Public Library Forum Luncheon at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 12:15pm–1:30pm

    Marriott Pere Marquette Hotel, 501 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602

  120. Oct 10 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 9:00am–10:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  121. Oct 9 2018

    RTSF Meeting at ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 4:00pm–5:00pm

    Peoria Civic Center, Room 218, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  122. Oct 9 2018

    2018 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 9–11, 2018 8:00am

    Peoria Civic Center, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Avenue, Peoria, IL 61602

  123. Oct 9 2018

    2018 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 9–11, 2018

    Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL 61602

  124. Oct 8 2018

    ILA Executive Board Strategic Planning Session

    Monday, Oct 8, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Mariott Pere Marquette Hotel, Illinois Room, 501 Main St., Peoria, IL 61602

  125. Oct 3 2018

    IACRL Meeting via Zoom

    Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 9:00am

  126. Oct 1 2018

    Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 1, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  127. Oct 1 2018

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 1, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  128. Sep 21 2018

    iREAD Committee Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravina Ave, Orland Park, IL 60462

  129. Sep 21 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Sep 21, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St., Mount Prospect, IL 60056

  130. Sep 20 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  131. Sep 19 2018

    Illinois Youth Services Institute Meeting

    Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Conference Call

  132. Sep 18 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Peoria Public Library

  133. Sep 13 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Harold Washington Library Center, 400 S. State St., Chicago, IL 60605

  134. Sep 7 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 12:00pm–2:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  135. Sep 7 2018

    RAILS/ILA Marketing Meeting

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, Illinois 60193

  136. Sep 7 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Sep 7, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  137. Sep 6 2018

    Committee and Forum Reports Due Date

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2018

  138. Sep 3 2018

    Labor Day - ILA Office Closed

    Monday, Sep 3, 2018

  139. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Advocacy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 1:00pm–3:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  140. Aug 27 2018

    ILA Public Policy Committee Monthly Meeting

    Monday, Aug 27, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Reaching Across Illinois Library System in person; remote participation enabled (details TBA), 125 Tower Dr., Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  141. Aug 20 2018

    Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter

    Monday, Aug 20, 2018

  142. Aug 18 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 10:00am

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd., Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  143. Aug 10 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Aug 10, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  144. Jul 27 2018

    White Sox Library Appreciation Night

    Friday, Jul 27, 2018 7:10pm

  145. Jul 19 2018

    Marketing Forum Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 2:30pm–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  146. Jul 19 2018

    2018 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  147. Jul 19 2018

    ILA Orientation for Executive Board, Forums, and Committees

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  148. Jul 19 2018

    Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Thursday, Jul 19, 2018

  149. Jul 18 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Alumni Center, Illinois State University, 1101 N. Main, Normal, IL 61761

  150. Jun 21 2018

    ALA Annual Conference

    Thursday–Tuesday, Jun 21–26, 2018

    New Orleans, LA

  151. Jun 20 2018

    Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter

    Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018

  152. Jun 14 2018

    ILA Executive Board Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 14, 2018 9:30am–4:30pm

    ILA HQ in person; videoconference and conference call via Zoom, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  153. Jun 7 2018

    IACRL and UIC Host ACRL Webinar Viewing

    Thursday, Jun 7, 2018 2:00pm–4:00pm

    Room 1-470 of the Richard J. Daley Library on the University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago

  154. Jun 4 2018

    2018 Directors University

    Monday–Friday, Jun 4–8, 2018 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  155. Jun 4 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  156. Jun 4 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jun 4, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  157. Jun 1 2018

    Marketing Forum Meeting

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Westmont Public Library, 428 N. Cass, Westmont, IL 60559

  158. Jun 1 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jun 1, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  159. May 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

  160. May 19 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 10:00am

    Ela Area Public Library District, 275 Mohawk Trail, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

  161. May 18 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, May 18, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Gail Borden Public Library District, 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120

  162. May 17 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Thursday, May 17, 2018 10:00am

    Indian Trails Library District, 355 Schoenbeck Rd., Wheeling, IL 60090

  163. May 15 2018

    All award nominations are due in the ILA Office

    Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Illinois Library Association, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  164. May 14 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  165. May 14 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, May 14, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  166. May 11 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, May 11, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, Illinois 60462

  167. May 7 2018

    2018 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 7, 2018 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  168. May 7 2018

    National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 7–8, 2018

    Washington, DC

  169. May 4 2018

    Reaching Forward Conference of Library Assistants

    Friday, May 4, 2018 9:00am–4:00pm

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Rd., Rosemont, IL 60018

  170. May 4 2018

    2018 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 4, 2018 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  171. Apr 28 2018

    Elevate Illinois Libraries Leadership Program

    Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 8:30am–4:30pm

    Illinois State Library, Gwendolyn Books Building, 300 N. Second Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  172. Apr 20 2018

    2018 Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  173. Apr 20 2018

    Marketing Forum Mini-Conference

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018 9:30am–3:00pm

    Fountaindale Public Library District, 300 W Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

  174. Apr 20 2018

    Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

    Friday, Apr 20, 2018

  175. Apr 12 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System in person; ILA HQ (Chicago) and Illinois State Library (Springfield) via videoconference and conference call, 6725 Goshen Rd., Edwardsville, IL 62025

  176. Apr 12 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Apr 12, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Lawn Public Library, 9427 Raymond Ave, Oak Lawn, IL 60453

  177. Apr 9 2018

    2018 Conference Program Committee Meeting

    Monday, Apr 9, 2018 10:00am–4:00pm

    Bloomington Public Library, 205 E. Olive St., Bloomington, IL 61701

  178. Apr 2 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  179. Apr 2 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Apr 2, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  180. Mar 30 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Mar 30, 2018 10:00am

    Vernon Area Public Library, 300 Olde Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire, IL 60069

  181. Mar 29 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Thursday, Mar 29, 2018

  182. Mar 20 2018

    Public Library Association, 2018 Conference

    Tuesday–Saturday, Mar 20–24, 2018

    Philadelphia, PA

  183. Mar 16 2018

    Reaching Forward Meeting

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60193

  184. Mar 16 2018

    2018 Illinois Annual Conference program proposals due

    Friday, Mar 16, 2018

  185. Mar 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  186. Mar 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Mar 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  187. Mar 2 2018

    RAILS & ILA Marketing Group Meeting

    Friday, Mar 2, 2018 1:30pm–3:30pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527-5783

  188. Feb 20 2018

    Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter

    Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018

  189. Feb 17 2018

    2018 Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  190. Feb 17 2018

    Trustee Forum Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 17, 2018 8:00am

    Chicago Marriott Oakbrook, 1401 22nd St., Oakbrook, IL 60523

  191. Feb 9 2018

    ALA Midwinter Meeting

    Friday–Tuesday, Feb 9–13, 2018

    Denver, CO

  192. Feb 8 2018

    Young Adult Services Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Feb 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL 60301

  193. Feb 5 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  194. Feb 5 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Feb 5, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  195. Feb 2 2018

    iREAD Committee meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St., Plainfield, IL 60544

  196. Feb 2 2018

    Youth Services Forum Meeting

    Friday, Feb 2, 2018 11:00am–3:00pm

    Naperville Public Library 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr, Naperville, IL 60564

  197. Feb 1 2018

    ILA Executive Board meeting

    Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 10:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State Library (Springfield), and Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via videoconferencing and conference call.

  198. Jan 29 2018

    2018 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Jan 29–Feb 23, 2018 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  199. Jan 26 2018

    2019 Illinois Youth Services Institute Planning Committee Meeting

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    RAILS Burr Ridge, 125 Tower Drive, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

  200. Jan 26 2018

    ILA Finance and Executive Committee Meetings

    Friday, Jan 26, 2018 10:00am

    ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654

  201. Jan 23 2018

    Forum and Committee Reports Due in the ILA Office for Upcoming Executive Bd Meeting

    Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

  202. Jan 20 2018

    Trustee Forum Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 10:00am

    Maywood Public Library, 121 S 5th Ave, Maywood, IL 60153

  203. Jan 18 2018

    RAILS Member Update

    Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

  204. Jan 11 2018

    Bob Doyle's Retirement Celebration

    Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 4:00pm–6:00pm

    The University Club, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603

  205. Jan 8 2018

    Advocacy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 1:00pm–2:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge and East Peoria), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  206. Jan 8 2018

    Public Policy Committee meeting

    Monday, Jan 8, 2018 10:00am–12:00pm

    Illinois Heartland Library System (Edwardsville and Carbondale), Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge), and Vernon Area Public Library District via videoconferencing and conference call.

  207. Oct 10 2017

    2017 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 10–12, 2017 8:00am

    Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Dr., Tinley Park, IL 60477

  208. Sep 14 2017

    2017 Youth Services Forum Art Institute Field Trip

    Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 10:00am–3:00pm

    Art Institute of Chicago, Columbus Drive Entrance, 111 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603

  209. Jul 20 2017

    2017 ILA Orientation Session

    Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  210. Jun 5 2017

    2017 Directors University

    Monday–Thursday, Jun 5–8, 2017 1:00pm

    Illinois State Library, 300 S. Second St., Springfield, IL 62701-1796

  211. May 5 2017

    2017 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 5, 2017 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  212. May 1 2017

    2017 Dinner at the Capitol Hill Club

    Monday, May 1, 2017 7:30pm–10:00pm

    300 First St., SE, Washington, DC 20003

  213. May 1 2017

    2017 National Library Legislative Day

    Monday–Tuesday, May 1–2, 2017 9:00am

    Washington, DC, Washington, DC 20001

  214. Mar 10 2017

    2017 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Mar 10–11, 2017 8:00am

    Crowne Plaza Springfield, 3000 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703

  215. Feb 18 2017

    2017 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  216. Feb 6 2017

    2017 Legislative Meet-ups

    Monday–Friday, Feb 6–Mar 3, 2017 7:30am

    Various locations and dates., Please see details below.

  217. Oct 18 2016

    2016 ILA Annual Conference

    Tuesday–Thursday, Oct 18–20, 2016 9:00am

    Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, 5555 N River Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018

  218. Jul 22 2016

    2016 ILA Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 22, 2016 9:00am–3:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  219. Jul 11 2016

    Illinois Library Leadership Summit

    Monday–Tuesday, Jul 11–12, 2016 1:00pm

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main Street, Normal, IL 61761

  220. May 6 2016

    2016 Reaching Forward Conference

    Friday, May 6, 2016 8:00am–3:30pm

    A Professional Development Conference for Library Staff, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018

  221. Apr 1 2016

    2016 Illinois Youth Services Institute

    Friday–Saturday, Apr 1–2, 2016 8:00am

    Marriott Bloomington-Normal Hotel and Conference Center, 201 Broadway Ave, Normal, IL 61761

  222. Mar 18 2016

    2016 Illinois Association of College and Research Libraries Conference

    Friday, Mar 18, 2016 8:00am–5:00pm

    Chicago Marriott O'Hare, 8535 West Higgins Road, Chicago, IL 60631

  223. Feb 13 2016

    2016 Trustee Workshop

    Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 8:00am–4:00pm

    Chicago Marriott Oak Brook, 1401 W. 22nd Street, Oak Brook, IL 60523

  224. Feb 12 2016

    2016 Legislative Meet-ups

    Friday, Feb 12–19, 2016

    Various locations and dates., Please check events' details below.

  225. Oct 21 2015

    2015 All for One Conference: A Library State of Mind

    Wednesday–Saturday, Oct 21–24, 2015

    Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL

  226. Aug 6 2015

    Idea Playground: Youth Services UnCon

    Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

    Dominican University, Parmer Hall, 7900 W Division St., River Forest, IL 60305

  227. Jul 24 2015

    Orientation Session

    Friday, Jul 24, 2015

    Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main, Normal, IL 61761

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